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NCAA Tournament: 5 Potential Sleepers Based on Consistency

Which high-variance teams could bust brackets early on in the tournament?

Consistent play is a typical ingredient in a successful recipe when it comes to sports. Consistency over a full season, over a seven-game series, or even each quarter or half is how the best teams tend to perform.

But in a 40-minute, winner-takes-all format, having a little inconsistency can be all the difference.

A weaker team needs some inconsistency to thwart a heavy favorite; they need to reach their ceiling in a given game and play above their usual level by a massive margin.

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Which inconsistent teams based on our algorithms and ranked 10th or lower with a positive nERD could make runs toward the Sweet 16 and beyond?

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